The 70th edition of the festival will open with Philippe Falardeau’s My Salinger Year, starring Sigourney Weaver and Margaret Qualley. Dame Helen Mirren will receive and honorary Golden Bear, with the festival screening The Queen in tribute.

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My Little Sister
My Little Sister
Lisa has bid goodbye to her ambitions as a playwright and the Berlin arts scene and now lives in Switzerland with her husband, who runs an international school. When her twin brother – star of the Schaubühne theatre’s ensemble – falls ill, she returns to Berlin.
The Metamorphosis Of Birds
The Metamorphosis Of Birds
Beatriz and Henrique fall in love and get married. He goes to sea while she raises their inquisitive children. The director brings her family's story to the screen.
Always Amber
Always Amber
Documentary about youngsters with fluid identities.
Undine
Undine
Undine is a city historian on urban development in a Berlin museum, the 'place by the swamp'. When her boyfriend leaves her, she vows to kill the faithless man but soon meets another.
Mogul Mowgli
Mogul Mowgli
Zed, a British rapper, is about to start his first world tour when a crippling illness strikes him down and he has to move back in with his parents. He tries to find himself between an international music career and Pakistani family traditions.
The Calming
The Calming
A young film director makes her way around Japan, China, and Hong Kong after a relationship breakup.
Malmkrog
Malmkrog
Guests at the mansion of man of the world Nikolai discuss death, the Antichrist, history and rule, progress and morality.
Gunda
Gunda
Pigs, cows and chickens. Intimate portraits of living beings who wind up dead on a plate every day.
Pinocchio
Pinocchio
A faithful adaptation of the well-known story of Pinocchio, about a wooden boy who longs to be real.
Welcome To Chechnya
Welcome To Chechnya
This searing investigative work shadows a group of activists risking unimaginable peril to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ pogrom raging in the repressive and closed Russian republic.
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